Unconscious movement. Actors who fidget, blink uncontrollably, drum their fingers, twirl their hair, pick their fingernails, tap their feet or shake their leg aren't fully present. Your body's telling us you're either nervous or you simply lack inner calm. 22 Jul If your process is shaky and unspecific, you'll have doubts about the effectiveness of the piece, and as noted above, those doubts will lead to fear and anxiety in the audition room. If on the other hand, you trust and believe in the technique you use to prepare, your audition will be free from doubt, fear, and. 1 Aug Their shoulders are low, they avoid eye contact, they are tentative in their choices , their voice is soft, and the sides are shaking in their hands. It makes you look “ green,” and makes the casting director nervous. Before you even open your mouth, your body language says, “I'm sorry for the audition you are.